Christine Hladik, Assistant Professor
SALTEx Experiment Committee
Primary Organization: Georgia Southern University
Dr. Christine M. Hladik
Office Phone: (911) 478-0338
GCE Data Sets:
GIS-GCES-1401f (2006 AISA hyperspectral imagery of the GCE domain for vegetation)
GIS-GCES-1401e (2006 AISA hyperspectral imagery of the GCE domain for water)
GIS-GCES-1401d (Corrected LIDAR-derived digital elevation model of the Duplin River salt marshes)
GIS-GCES-1401a (February- March 2010 RTK survey of salt marsh plant ground elevations, plant characteristics and soil properties to support analysis of a LIDAR-derived DEM.)
GIS-GCES-1401 (June - December 2009 RTK survey of salt marsh plant ground elevations to assess the accuracy of a LIDAR-derived digital elevation model.)
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GCE Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)
Hladik, C.M., Schalles, J.F. and Alber, M. (in press). Salt marsh elevation and habitat mapping using hyperspectral and LIDAR data. Remote Sensing of Environment.
Schalles, J.F. and Hladik, C.M. (accepted). Mapping phytoplankton chlorophyll in turbid, Case 2 estuarine and coastal waters. Special Issue: VIS-NIR Spectroscopy in Plant Sciences. Israel Journal of Plant Science.
Schalles, J.F., Hladik, C.M., Lynes, A.R. and Pennings, S.C. 2013. Landscape estimates of habitat types, plant biomass, and invertebrate densities in a Georgia salt marsh. Oceanography. 26:88-97.
Schalles, J.F. and Hladik, C.M. 2012. Mapping Phytoplankton Chlorophyll in Turbid, Case 2 Estuarine andCoastal Waters. Special Issue: VIS-NIR Spectroscopy in Plant Sciences. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. (accepted)
Theses and Dissertations
Hladik, C.M. 2012. Use of Remote Sensing Data for Evaluating Elevation and Plant Distribution in a Southeastern Salt Marsh. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 205 pages.
Conference Posters and Presentations
Schalles, J.F., Hladik, C.M. and Seminara, D. 2012. Presentation: Cranes, Planes, and Planktonic Meals: Habitat Characterizations in Gulf and East Coast NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserves. 2012 NOAA EPP Cooperative Science Center Seminar Series, November 08, 2012, Silver Springs, Maryland.
Hladik, C.M. and Alber, M. 2011. Presentation: Assessment of salt marsh LIDAR errors and digital elevation model correction. SEERS, March 16-18, 2011, Athens, GA.
Hladik, C.M., Alber, M. and Schalles, J.F. 2011. Poster: Fusing hyperspectral airborne imagery and LIDAR-derived digital elevation models for the correction of salt marsh elevations. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, November 6-10, 2011, Daytona Beach, FL.
Schalles, J.F., Hladik, C.M., Seminara, D. and O'Donnell, J. 2011. Presentation: Mapping Coastal and Estuarine Chlorophyll Concentrations. S05: Ocean Color Radiometry of Coastal and Inland Water. 2011 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, February 16, 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Schalles, J.F., Olley, J., Hladik, C.M. and O'Donnell, J. 2011. Presentation: Comparing algal chlorophyll spatial patterns within and between Gulf and East Coast National Estuarine Research Reserves. SCI-106, Comparative Studies of Estuarine and Coastal System Properties. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, November 9. 2011, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Alexander, C.R. Jr., Alber, M., Hladik, C.M. and Pennings, S.C. 2010. Presentation: Physical-Biological Interactions in Coastal Settings: The Georgia Coastal Ecosystem LTER Example. American Geophysical Union - Meeting of the Americas, 9-13 August 2010, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.
Hladik, C.M., Alber, M., Schalles, J.F. and Pennings, S.C. 2010. Poster: Salt marsh habitat mapping on Sapelo Island, GA using LIDAR and hyperspectralimagery. National Estuarine Research Reserve Annual Meeting, October 11-15, 2010, National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV.
Hurley, D., Scoville, N. and Hladik, C.M. 2010. Poster: Base Station RTK vs. Virtual Reference Station (VRS) RTK survey efficiency: anevaluation of techniques, precision and costs for establishing high resolution “z”coordinates. National Estuarine Research Reserve Annual Meeting, October 11-15, 2010, National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV.
Schalles, J.F., Hladik, C.M., Seminara, D.N., Altrichter, A.E. and Steele, M.M. 2010. Poster: Extracting habitat features from hyperspectral coastal wetland imagery in Georgia and Texas. Coastal Habitats. ESA Annual Meeting, August 1-6, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA.
Alber, M., Alexander, C.R. Jr., Hladik, C.M., Jackson, C. and Pennings, S.C. 2009. Presentation: Marsh hammocks: isolated uplands in the marsh environment. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation meeting, November 2009, Portland, Oregon.
Hladik, C.M., Alber, M., Schalles, J.F., Lynes, A.R. and Pennings, S.C. 2009. Poster: Salt marsh habitat mapping on Sapelo Island, GA using LIDAR and hyperspectral imagery. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation meeting, November 2009, Portland, Oregon.
Schalles, J.F., Hladik, C.M., Altrichter, A.E., Seminara, D.N. and Merani, P.B. 2009. Poster: Geospatial partitioning of ecosystem components in coastal wetlands using masking and classification techniques with high resolution imagery. SCI-210 Marsh - general. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 2009 Biennial Conference, November 5, 2009, Portland, OR.
Schalles, J.F., Hladik, C.M., Pennings, S.C., Steele, M.M. and Lynes, A.R. 2009. Presentation: Extracting habitat features from hyperspectral wetland imagery at NOAA’s Sapelo Island and Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserves. NOAA – Educational Partnership Program Fifth Education and Science Forum, November 13, 2009, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Schalles, J.F., Hladik, C.M., Volkmer, M. and Saucedo, D.F. 2007. Presentation: Geospatial mapping of species and biomass in Georgia salt marshes using AISA airborne hyperspectral imagery. Estuarine Research Federation 2007 Annual Meeting, 4-8 November 2007, Providence, Rhode Island.
Volkmer, M., Schalles, J.F., Hladik, C.M. and Pennings, S.C. 2007. Presentation: Coastal wetland and surface water classifications using hyperspectral aerial imagery. CS23 Remote Sensing and Emerging Technologies. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography 2007 Aquatic Science Meetings, February 5, 2007, Sante Fe, N.M.
Schalles, J., Hladik, C., Whitehurst, L. and Merani, P. 2006. Poster: Hyperspectral imaging of wetlands and estuarine waters of National Estuarine Research Reserves in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic Regions of the United States. Shallow Water Optics. Ocean Optics XVIII, The Oceanographic Society, October 9-13, 2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.